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Coming in 2024! Tune in each week to the Smitten Podcast!  Great information straight from the cat veterinarian, Dr. Joy, that can help you prolong the life of your cat! 

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Welcome to Smitten with Schmittens! 


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Our founder, Dr. Joy, believes that education is key to being an advocate for your cat's health!

As a veterinarian of almost 12 years, Dr. Joy uses her experience and passion for providing cats with exceptional healthcare to create online courses that empower YOU with knowledge.  Being informed makes you the best advocate for your cat's health!  Our courses provide a range of treatment options that can be tailored to fit your goals for your cat, your lifestyle, and will provide you tips she have learned over the years that can help you direct your dollars to where they will most help your cat. 

Our canine counterpart website, Delighted by Doggos, is coming soon!  

Our courses are organized by topic and cover many common cat diseases, such as kidney disease, hyperthyroidism, arthritis, and chronic hairballs/vomiting.  Some diseases are preventable, so we also cover preventative healthcare!  Kitten courses are coming soon, and more content is being added all the time!  

When you understand your cat's health, you are empowered to partner with your veterinarian to make the best health care decisions and achieve the best care possible for your cat! Let us help you learn to be an advocate for your cat's health.  

Note: We are not a substitute for your primary care veterinarian. Our materials are educational in nature and not intended to diagnose or direct you how you should treat your cat. All information should be discussed with your primary care veterinarian.

"My cat was my literal child before I ever had my daughters. Dr. Joy's passion for cat health and desire to teach others shines through her classes! She helped me dramatically improve my cat's chronic vomiting/hairballs- which she has had for YEARS!  Now my cat's happier, and so am I!  Thanks Doc!


"You are a wonderful reminder of how much good there is in the world.  Thank you so much for taking care of my Hendrix.  He was so special to me, he was my baby.  Saying goodbye to him was one of the hardest things I've had to do, but I am comforted by the fact that he was given such great care.  I appreciate your help with managing his kidney disease.  I was able to enjoy another 3 years with him after his diagnosis, and I am extremely grateful for that."

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Education gives you options! 

Your education can change your cat's future!  Here's an overview of the educational resources that are provided when you purchase a Smitten with Schmittens Class or Educational Package. 

Online Courses

This is the heart of our business! Here are our currently offered online educational classes, encompassing a wide variety of topics. This is the heart of Dr. Joy's mission!  Check here regularly for updated and new courses.  

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Monthly LIVE Zoom Meetings

Our monthly meetings get you straight to the source that can help answer your questions.  Did we mention it's live?  You can get help from Dr. Joy on the spot! Can't make a session?  No problem! We record and post these sessions so you can watch at your own convenience later.  We also plan to have fun and educational demonstrations in the future.

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Private Community

Dr. Joy checks this regularly and goes in depth to answer your questions here!  We will have threads for our different courses, so you can seek clarification as you need!  Join our community and post your questions and victories in the community forums. Your posts will help and encourage others too!

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